Renal artery stenosis in kidney transplants

Fernando C. Fervenza, Richard A. Lafayette, Edward J. Alfrey, Jeffrey Petersen

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Abstract

Transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) is an increasingly recognized complication of renal transplantation, with a reported incidence of between 1% and 23%. The clinical features include refractory hypertension, new-onset hypertension, allograft dysfunction, and the presence of a bruit over the graft. In this report, we describe the investigation and treatment of one such patient and review the current diagnostic approaches and therapy in this setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)142-148
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Volume31
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1998

Keywords

  • Kidney allograft
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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